Outside our office window our neighbors' red bud is about to bloom, a clear reference to the woodlands of more southerly Appalachia. The tree is struggling, perhaps with our climate, and may not make it through another year. After days of cloud and chill, yesterday the sun came out. This morning is bright and warmish, … Continue reading Up…. Wildflowers!!….Down
We were up early yesterday to join our friend Alicia, and about a dozen others, for a walk in the woods. Saturday evening the forecast had called for snow, turning to rain about the time we were to meet in the park parking lot. We awoke to gray skies and chill, but no snow, conditions … Continue reading A Lovely Day
The other day I went into the woods. The day was showery. Occasionally the sun burst through the clouds, illumining patches of woods. Wildflowers covered the forest floor.